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dianne feinstein's assault weapons ban of 2013. listen to this. >> today my colleagues and i are introducing a bill to prohibit the sale, transfer, manufacture and importation of assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices that can accept more than ten rounds. let me briefly describe the legislation we're introducing. we prohibit 158 specifically named military-style firearms. our bill also prohibits other semi automatic rifles, handguns, and shotguns. >> sean: now, what you just heard was your right to bear arms being shattered by the left wing lawmakers, 150 different firearms could soon be banned in the u.s. if in fact this bill is signed into law. earlier in the press conference, senator feinstein explained why it's important to prevent you, law abiding citizens and americans from opening so-called assault weapons which apparently now includes handguns and shotguns. look at this. >> military style assault weapons have, but one purpose and in my view that's a military purpose to hold at the hip, if possible, to spray fire, to be able to kill large numbers
feinstein reintroduced and assault weapons ban to the 113th congress to they held a news conference and we will show you all of that later in our schedule. here is some of what dianne feinstein had to say earlier today. [video clip] >> today my colleagues and i am are introducing a bill to prohibit the sale, transfer, manufacture, importation of assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices that can accept more than 10 rounds. let me briefly describe the legislation we are introducing. we prohibit 158 specifically named military style firearms. since the 1994 law expired, there has been an influx of new models of assault weapons. these models are more powerful, more lethal, and more technologically advanced than the weapons or in 1993. -- were in 1993. our bill. its other semiautomatic rifles, handguns, and shotguns that can accept a detachable magazine, and have one military characteristic. one criticism of the 1994 law is that it was 82 characteristic test that defined it, and that was too easy to work around. manufacturers to simply remove one of the characteristics, and
democratic lawmakers took the first step toward banning assault weapons. senator die unanimous feinstein introduced a new version of the assault weapons ban that she wrote and congress passed back in 1994. president obama called for lawmakers to renew the ban after the massacre at sandy hook in newtown, connecticut. senator feinstein says the issue is also very personal for her. remember, she became mayor of san francisco in 1978 after a gunman shot and killed the mayor at city hall. >> once you have been through one of these episodes, once yous like, it isn't like the movies. it changes your view of weapons, i think. >> shepard: the assault weapons ban expired almost a decade ago and tonight a spokesman for the nra says there is no need to renew it because gun bans do not work. >>> shannon bream live in d.c what would this new bill do exactly. >> it would ban the sale, manufacture, transfer and importation of 157 specific guns, along with a broader group of other guns that would meet a new lower threshold for classifying a firearm as an assault weapon. there would be numerous bans on v
capacity ammunition magazine. >> that was california democrat feinstein today that would ban magazines with more than ten rounds of ammunition. it would prohibit modifications to funs that would make them act like semiautomatic weapons. senator feinstein's bill would protect 2200 sporting and hunting guns. and continuing his role as the most effective vice president in history he rebranded it. >> i view it as gun safety. it ranges as making sure that you keep your weapon out of the reach of kids to making sure that we are able to make sure that bad guys get in the registry so they can't buy a gun. >> what we are interested in is how many rounds can they fire? the 100 gun round used in colorado. >> it was interesting how they staged this. diane was surrounded pie police officers. it made the point when police officers go into a home and they have to respond to the 911 call, well the police obviously can deal with that. but when you have people i know tealing with traffic stops. where the person can take down a swat team that is a the need between someone being able to lay down cover fir
. >> california senator dianne feinstein acknowledging her bill banning assault weapons faces an uphill challenge. joining me is democratic senator richard blumenthal. it is good to see you. thanks for being here. >> thank you, kraig. >> you just heard what senator feinstein said. what reforms do you think we can see enacted? >> an assault weapon ban and a prohibition on high clip capacities is doable. >> you think it is doable? >> i think it is. more likely background checks for all firearms purchases. right now 40% of them involve no background checks. convicted felon, fugitive, drug addict can walk into a store and buy a shopping cart full of ammunition and pay for it no questions asked. and improved background checks so that states report mental illnesses and commitments. >> i am glad you brought that last part up. politico earlier this week writing about the current system of background checks as, quote, ineffective. few states are submitting the required records to the federal database. why are these states not submitting these records? is it a question of inadequate resources or a lack of
: oh, thank you. bill talking to you. >> caller: diane feinstein introduced the bill to ban assault weapons and i don't think it is going to pass because we need 60 votes again -- >> stephanie: yeah we'll talk about that. i love dick durbin. he says they are all happy with it. and we'll talk about all of that and the assault weapon's ban and -- and right-wing world as we continue on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. ♪ >> current's award winning original series is back with an all-new episode straight from the headlines. in the minefield of the nation's gun control debate, this could be the most polarizing issue. >> a
feinstein introduced her ban on assault weapons. >> we have tried to recognize the right of a sit sfwlen to legally possess a weapon. no weapon is taken from anyone. the purpose is to dry up the supply of these weapons over time. >> i am telling you between this battle between now and when we get this passed you are going to hear from the nra, and there are an awful lot of them saying that's not going to do anything. i'm saying to you at the we can save lives. >> will it be hard? for sure. we owe it to our constituents and our country to try. new york city senator, you have a bill on an anti-gun trafficking measure. tell me about whether or not you think that you can push ahead with it, where the support is, what can you tell us about it today? >> well, i have been working on this anti-trafficking measure for a while because we have such a challenge in new york. 58% of the weapons used in crimes come from out of state, and 90% are illegal. senator mark kirk and i sat down yesterday talked about our bill, and we decided we're going to introduce this bipartisan bill next week, and i think
. but that is not stopping supporters from hoping she does. >> senator dianne feinstein of california toll see in a state of the union she firmly in that camp. i think she has accomplished and in a record. >> i think she has unbridled popularity. she has a total knowledge of all the issues. she has served in dissented. i would love if she would run. >> she is not alone. >> and other senators echoed that sentiment during last week's congressional hearings on the benghazi attacked. when she told clinton she would be missed but hopefully not for long. we will see what happens. >> for both democratic and republican lawmakers to to morning talk shows proclaiming the need for the gop to tackle immigration reform. this comes after the republican party's poor showing among latino voters in the president's election. >> former presidential candidate and current arizona senator john mccain describe the party's shift. >> what has changed is honestly there is a new appreciation on both sides of the aisle including more importantly on the republican side of the aisle that we have to end at a comprehensive and immigrat
and democrats took to the air waves today. democratic senator dianne feinstein laid out her case for banning military-style rifles on cnn's "state of the union" today. >>> gun shows this weekend saw increased traffic. those selling guns are finding more and more customers and some of the buyers are complaining that vendors taking advantage of the situation by raising prices. >>> that arctic blast, it isn't over yet. parts of the midwest and northeast are being slammed with a mixture of freezing rain and snow, icy roads and poor visibility are making travel dangerous. and the cold weather will continue into the workweek with some areas in northeast getting light snow. >>> some scary moments for a group of 50 hikers in arizona. they got trapped in raging waters while trying to cross a river. police rushed to the scene after getting a flood of 911 calls and spent hours trying to locate them. officials say it was a challenge to find them all but eventually, all those hikers were rescued. >>> action could be taken soon on one of the most controversial elms of immigration reform. we will tell you
by dianne feinstein and about gun-control. the "usa today," headline says -- what are you looking to hear from the senator and her supporters today? guest: what we will hear today is an introduction of a piece of legislation to renew the assault weapons ban, really which is to stop the sale of more than 100 assault weapons. it also protects gun owners by exempting more than 900 specific hunting and sporting weapons. i think what we will hear is not just talk about the assault weapons ban and the curbing of high magazine clips, but an understanding that there needs to be a comprehensive approach in the country now to reduce gun violence that includes assault weapons ban, assaults -- reduces the number of clips from 30 rounds to 10 rounds and high- capacity magazines and fixing the background check system. right now we have holes off about the background check system. gun owners themselves, all support insuring that everybody who purchases a gun goes through the background check system. so you will hear that as well. potentially you hear about measures to limit gun trafficking. host: what d
? >> dianne feinstein will talk about a number of things including the automatic weapons ban, but we will have on as well as former general hayden. we wanted to talk about women in the military. they are uniquely qualified to look at this and say how does it change things? we will have that and a group of republicans that come on from the outside. the virginia governor to tell us how they think they can fix the party from the outside. >> 9:00 a.m. eastern. we will be watching. thanks. >> today an appeals court handed the president a stinging defeat for the panel unanimously rule and three people named to the labor relations board were appointed unconstitutionally. he used his recess power even though the senate was holding pro forma sessions just to prevent such appointments. the senior legal analyst will be here in the next hour and go indepth and explain what's going on. a huge constitutional issue and almost certainly we will have to go before the u.s. supreme court. we move to the increasing tensions in one of the most dangerous parts of the world. a million north korean troops faced nearl
of these towns were scenes of mass shootings last year. california senator dianne feinstein is trying to prevent such shootings. she's introduced legislation that would ban certain types of military style assault weapons and high capacity ammunition. new york's police commissioner though, ray kelly, says while he applauds dianne feinstein and what she's doing, he told cbs' "face the nation" handguns are even bigger problems in cities like his. >> a lot was eliminated last year. but what we know is that he wasn't motivated for this person. "inspire" magazine in which he was the prime mover behind, the magazine or this is the article that he read that justified to him the killing of children -- the killing of women. >> the problem really is concealable handguns. only 2% of the people that we've arrested for guns in the last two years have had assault weapons. we don't want them on the streets. make no mistake about it. but the problem is the handgun. 60% of the murders in new york city are caused by handguns. >> white house correspondent brianna keilar joins me now. with feinstein's bill focusing
of the senate intelligence committee dianne feinstein along with senator john mccain and carl levin wrote a letter calling the film "grossly suggestion that torture helped extract information that led to the location of osama bin laden." but i also want to play a clip of an interview i recently did with the former cia director, leon panetta. >> well, it's a great movie as far as the main subject of that movie is concerned. you know, i -- i know a lot about, you know, the kind of human effort that was involved here on all sides to deal with it. >> but was it factual in ways? >> i mean, i think they did a good job kind at, you know, indicating how some of this was pieced together. >> why these different opinions? what does that tell you? >> it tells you it's a great movie because it stirs up a lot of conversation and discussion and thought. you know, there's political truth, and then there's the truth. i think that the reason that the movie has been attacked is that there's a political narrative here that at its core argues that torture is unnecessary and ineffective and that any of the exc
in this country is just belied by all the statistics, and on assault weapons, as dianne feinstein pointed out, when we had an assault weapons ban in 1994, we saw assault weapons crime go down 66%, 70%. steve is right, the reason we see the nra as marketing assault weapons to 10-year-olds is because shooting sports like hunting are on the decrease, and what the nra is fundamentally trying to do and what this is all about, everything that they do is about selling more guns. and the parallels to the tobacco industry become very clear. it was when we realized that the tobacco industry was trying to sell cigarettes and tobacco products to children when there was a national revulsion in this doesn't, and i think if you ask most parents, they will tell you that they think the answer to most of our children's problems does not lie in getting more cross fire in our schools or cross fires in our play grounds. so i think this is, again, one of the things that shows the extremism, the out of touch nature, the tone deafness of the nra and its supporters and it's one of the things -- one of the reasons we
you so much for being with us this morning. >> my pleasure. thank you. >>> senator diane feinstein plans to introduce a bill this month, actually this week, to place a ban on assault weapons. feinstein had promised to introduce the legislation in the wake of the newtown shootings. says the bill will ban the sale, transfer, importing and possession of assault weapons but would not be effective retroactively. similar legislation will be pro pieced in the house. we expect her to introduce her bill thursday. >>> countdown on capitol hill tomorrow. secretary of state hillary clinton due to testify on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the u.s. ambassador and three other americans were killed under siege. clinton was due to testify last month before falling ill and being hospitalized. critics accused the administration of security failures leading up to the attack and being misleading in its accounts afterwards. >>> whether your boss likes it or not, you have a right to talk about your job on facebook and twitter. we'll tell you about the agency fighting for your rights. [
journal.com. now, yesterday, senator feinstein, of course, on the sunday talk shows talking about her ban on assault weapons and senator mccain and john menendez talking about immigration reform. josh, would you agree, action on both of these maybe immigration reform first. >> very much so immigration reform first and we are seeing today that the gang of 8 bi-partisan senators including marco rub yap and chuck schumer among others had reached a pretty brad deal a pretty broad compromise on immigration reform, which it's a very interesting -- it's coming a day before the president was making his own speech pre-empting the president's speech on the policy proposals he is putting forward. this is an issue that has bi-partisan support. i have been fascinated, bill, that marco rubio has done a better job whipping the republican conservatives on the need to support comprehensive reform more than john boehner has when it comes to his own troops. this is an issue that you are going to be seeing some bi-partisan support already on, and the big question is: how doe
, is a little bit more moderate in that regard. host: senator feinstein's judiciary committee meeting in the senate will hold a hearing on january 30 on wednesday to address gun-control. at that hearing will be wayne lapierre, executive vice president and chief executive officer of the national rifle association. one other story from today's paper on this subject is from "usa today" -- the story is in "usa today" by david jackson today. we have about five or 10 minutes left of this segment on the role of the united states on a world stage. i want to go to mike from oklahoma city, oklahoma, on the democratic line. thanks for getting up with us. caller: good morning. i was sitting here listening to some of these people on gun control. [indiscernible] he' these people calling in with all these wonderful ideas. ask them if they were ever in the military. i spent eight and a half years. i got out because of my hip. all these idiots out thesewho keep calling, yes, we do have to stop these wars. first we have to fight them. when i first went in the service umc a tattoo on the guise of the am
, from 100 down to 10, which is what senator feinstein's recommending? >> i think the burden of proof has to be on those who want such a thing. a second thing is i would point out in norway where a mass killing took play they had the strictest gun control laws in the world. handguns are the ones that commit the majority of crimes in our metropolitan cities in america now. perhaps we're chasing after the wrong rabbit. >> what, if anything, would you do as far as tightening up, if you want to tighten up, guns, gun control in the country right now? >> obviously, tighten up controls in either way to keep the guns out of the hands of criminals, including looking seriously at the so-called, quote, gun show loophole, looking at ways of identifying people who, despite tendencies that could lead to this kind of mayhem that we have seen with these mass murders. educating society about how guns should and could and must be used in a safe and secure manner. there's lots of things we can do. lots conversation. but to think banning assault weapons is going to stop how many murders that just took place
. congress is back in and a state of the union will be here soon. senator dianne feinstein will intruder -- will introduce her legislation that will ban certain types of assault weapons and that will happen within six months. the big question is -- when does senator reid move a bill to the floor and what does it move to the floor? he has not said what will be in that bill. we are waiting to see how far he will go with the legislation and when will he do it? timing is everything so there is no date set but it will happen in the coming term. host: also the timing on climate change -- guest: implicit in that question is the question of whether there will be any consideration given to apartment tax. the white house has gotten this question in the past and suggested that is not something they are considering. i suppose it is conceivable that obama has re-thought that might surprise everybody by putting forward something that would both tried to raise revenues by addressing the deficit issue but also try to curb emissions of gases that cause "-- global warming. i think that as a practical matt
up. we will hear the president talk about this again. dianne feinstein will introduce her legislation. that is gonna happen this month in the coming days. the question is when does senator reid of a bill to the floor and what? he has said he will move budget legislation to before, but he has not said what will be in that legislation. when will he do it? timing is everything here, but it will happen in the coming term. host: and climate change, the timing of that. on twitter -- guest: implicit is the question of whether there will be any consideration given to a carbon tax. the white house has gotten this question in the past. they have suggested that is not something they are considering. it is conceivable that obama has rethought that, and it might surprise everybody by putting forward something that would both try to raise revenues, thereby addressing the deficit issue, but also try to curb emissions of gases that cause global warming by making it more expensive. as a practical matter, that is a nonstarter. it is one of those policy debates that advocates love. it seems simple, very
feinstein and new york representative carolyn murphy are introducing an assault weapons ban. sources say props will include a bush master rifle, which is one of the weapons used in the shooting in nowtown, connecticut. the members of congress have cooperated fully with police. it would stop the sale importation and manufacturing of more than 150 types of guns and place a limit on high-capacity magazines. guns and magazines owned before the ban will be grandfathered in, but kept track of through a national registry. we'll be back with more stephanie after the break. stay with us. (vo) current's award winning original series is back with an all new episode straight from the headlines. (vo) in the minefield of the nation's gun control debate, this could be the most polarizing issue. >> anybody can claim stand your ground and they could get away with murder. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit even the smallest things became difficult. i finally understood what serious joint pain is like. i talked to my rheumatologist and he prescribed enbrel. enbrel
but nothing is ever done. bill: it was last week senator feinstein talked about banning more than 150 semiautomatic weapons. we'll see whether or not it gets legs. she said it was an uphill battle. we'll see whether she is right or you're right in time. good to see you. marsha blackburn here in new york. what is next, martha? martha: it was supposedo be a pretty typical left-hand turn. watch this. see the guy on the motorcycle? bill: oh my. martha: wait until you see what happens. >> a growing mystery after a young woman takes the trip of a lifetime but never makes it home. what happened? her family is demanding answers. >> you know you have so many thoughts going through your mind. you don't know what to think, you don't know what to believe. you don't know what to expect. you don't know what the is going to come out of this tt=eá75 bill: we have some incredible video to show you of a death narrowly averted. just watch here. martha: wow. bill: see the guy on the motorcycle? he was waiting for the light to change at an intersection. had he been maybe a foot further, he reacts just in
.c. in january. john mccain. >> jennifer: john mccain talking with dianne feinstein, i'm sure about gun control. cutting a deal right there. >> john: it is rather unseasonably warm today. i'm thankful for that for the folks who are there. >> jennifer: tammy baldwin. >> john: yesterday i was shocked at how warm it was. a lot of folks were expressing confusion as to why the president was sworn in yesterday. the constitution requires, of course, the president be sworn in on january 20th. since federal buildings and courthouses are closed on sunday, the ceremony is still scheduled for today on the 21st which happens to be dr. king's holiday. the president's second term officially began at 12:00 noon eastern time yesterday. >> led by kevin mccarthy. >> jennifer: john dingell. god bless him. longest serving member of congress. over 50 years. his father served in congress, too. he has it in his blood. >> john: this is like the oscars for political. >> macy's day parade coverage. instead of blimps, we have politicos. >> john: what they've done with their careers. i kind of wish the oscars were a bit mo
to make the case for it. >>> senator dianne feinstein is expected to reintroduce the assault weapons ban today, potentially putting into place new regulations on handguns, shotguns and rifles. among other things, the plan would ban the sale or transfer of about 150 types of firearms. but even supporters of reforms in the senate are having a hard time drumming up the support they need at home. front page of "the new york times" today, democrat joe manchin of west virginia has faced doubts within his constituency who feel the second amendment is in jeopardy. "the times" describes the senator's attempts to reassure his constituents about the political climate in washington. he said i see no movement, no talk, no bills, no nothing. they remained skeptical. we give up our rights one piece at a time. a banker named charlie houck. he actually had a meeting and said how many of you are concerned you're going to lose your second amendment rights? all the hands went up. that shows how difficult it's going to be, even at this table, it seems to clear what needs to be done. that's not the way everyb
with california senator dianne feinstein. you can watch this briefing in its entirety in our video library at c-span.org. >> today, my colleagues and by our introducing a bill to prohibit the sale, transfer, manufacture and importation of assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices that can accept more than 10 rounds. let me briefly describe the legislation we are introducing. we prohibit 158 specifically- named military-style firearms. since the 1994 law expired, there has been an influx of new models of assault weapons. these models are more powerful, more lethal, and more technologically advanced. then the weapons were in 1993. our bill also prohibits other sammie-automatic rifles, handguns, and shotguns that can accept a detachable magazine and have one military characteristic. one criticism of the 1994 law was that it was a 2- characteristic test that the find it and it was too easy to work around. manufacturers could simply remove one of the characteristics and the firearm was legal. the bill we are introducing today will make it much more difficult to work around by mov
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